I have shared many times how I am compiling a national database on free places to camp or boondock in anticipation of that day when my wife and I have the opportunity to RV to the Midwest and East Coast. I have also shared how the farther east you travel, the more difficult it is […]
Those of you that follow this blog on a regular basis know that I am all about free camping and boondocking. I have encountered many RVers that feel free camping and boondocking opportunities are only available in the western United States where there is an abundance of federal public land. While I agree that the […]
Illegal dumps threaten free camping in U.S. national forests from Alaska to Maine. As more free campsites are closed, could yours be next?
Know the six states that legally allow temporary overnight parking at rest areas for RVers and other travelers in the U.S.
If you enjoy free and low cost camping on America’s public lands, it’s a good idea to know the differences between national forests, parks and wilderness areas. Why? Because recreation regulations that apply to one type of public land might be very different on another, and violating them could earn you a hefty fine. Remember: […]
Free camping in Colorado’s popular Salida East riverfront camping area may be a thing of the past if the Bureau of Land Management has its way. In a surprising announcement by the BLM, the land is being considered for inclusion in the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area, which is managed by the Colorado Parks and Wildlife […]
Dispersed free camping on public lands is a great option to avoid crowds, save money on summer RV adventures and makes the most of your self-contained RV. Dispersed camping means thinking outside the campground and creating your own perfect campsite on the millions of acres of public land available to U.S. taxpayers. It’s easy to […]
Most RVers know about overnight camping at WalMart stores. Many locations around the country unofficially allow travelers to stay free overnight in their parking lots, but that free overnight camping opportunity might be coming to an end. National WalMart Camping Ban Possible? Last month a WalMart melee in Cottonwood, Arizona occurred between a family of […]